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Colin Meloy
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Colin Meloy

Colin Meloy Biography

Colin Meloy once wrote Ray Bradbury a letter, informing him that he “considered himself an author too.” He was ten. Since then, Colin has gone on to be the singer and songwriter for the band the Decemberists, where he channels all of his weird ideas into weird songs. This is his first time channeling those ideas into a novel.

Colin lives with illustrator Carson Ellis and their son, Hank, in Portland, Oregon, quite near the Impassable Wilderness.

Link to Colin's website

This biography was last updated on 09/11/2011.

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Author Colin Meloy and illustrator Carson Ellis discuss Wildwood, the first in a new series of middle-grade adventure novels that juxtapose the thrill of a secret world and modern city life.

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Wildwood
Wildwood

by Colin Meloy

Wildwood is a spellbinding tale full of wonder, danger, and magic that juxtaposes the thrill of a secret world and modern city life.
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